Thursday, February 29, 2024

More Characters Under the Sun: Miami International Film Festival Announces Changes...

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In its 33rd iteration, Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival is putting artistic talent at the forefront of all its competitions. Festival Director,...

Film Review: 'After Lucia' holds unflinching lens to bullying

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A bold and important film debuted in Miami during the Miami International Film Festival in March that only recently found a distributor. The Miami...

John Waters on his quirky Oscar noms as "an old white...

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Yesterday, the news was full of analysis of the Oscar snubs and simplistic assumptions about the members who make up the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts...

The Nightingale makes revenge unsettling

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There hasn’t been a movie this year that has so consistently moved me as much as the violent, horrifying revenge film The Nightingale. A...

Day 1 of film-going at Miami International Film Fest: a test...

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Depending on the movie, the word “preposterous” could either prop up a narrative or allow it to collapse. I saw two rather preposterous movies...

Dheepan winds inner turmoil with tense intimacy — a film review

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Shadows obscure life throughout Dheepan, in the drudgery of scraping a living together from nighttime street vending to cleaning out dank common areas in a French...

IndieEthos Insiders Tour 3: Toni Erdmann uses humor as lifeblood —...

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Below the surface of its brilliantly timed screwball humor, the German Oscar contender Toni Erdmann holds a tender story of staying true to family....

Miami Filmmaker Carla Forte on shooting hundreds of dogs in action...

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This month, The Miami Beach Cinematheque will hold its seventh installment of its Knight Foundation sponsored discussion series called Speaking In Cinema. Usually, the bi-monthly...

Theeb director talks awards, working with non-actors and depicting violence in...

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Miami cinephiles first had a chance to see the movie Theeb at Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival earlier this year, before Film Movement picked it...

Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017 premieres 5 films coming soon

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This year’s Miami Film Festival GEMS felt like a low-key affair compared to previous versions. It began with one of the festival’s best movies,...